General information

Opening hours

Lumière Cinema Restaurant Café

Monday: 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday to Thursday: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Sunday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The kitchen at Lumière Restaurant Café is open:
Tuesday: 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday & Thursday: 12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM - 9:30 PM

Please note: During times when the kitchen is closed, you can still visit us for a slice of pie, drinks, and snacks.

Box office

Mon & Tue: 6pm - 9:30pm
Wed - Sat: 1pm - 9:30pm
Sun: 11am - 9:30pm

Lumière Cinema can be contacted via (+31)43 - 321 40 80

Monday & Tuesday: 12pm – 5pm & 6pm – 10pm
Wednesday - Friday: 12pm – 10pm
Saturday: 1pm – 10pm
Sunday: 12pm – 10pm


Visiting address

Lumière Cinema
Bassin 88
6211 AK Maastricht

Travel directions
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Unfortunately, parking is not possible on our premises. If you're arriving by car, you can park at one of the following car parks:
1: Sphinxterrein, Frontensingel, 6211 Maastricht
2: Q-Park Frontenpark, Frontensingel, 6219 Maastricht
3: Q-Park (Bassin), Maastrichter Grachtstraat 21
4: P&R Maastricht Noord (free parking). Every 15 minutes, bus 10 drives towards the city center. Take into account the extra travel time. Please note that the last bus from the city center leaves at 10:27pm at the Boschstraat/Markt stop.

Disabled parking

On the Sphinxterrein parking you'll find the nearest disabled parking spots.


Cinema Tickets

Regular €12.50
Lumière passie €9
<16 / Students / CJP €8
Thursday discount €9
Cultuurkaart €5
Cineville €0 *

On Thursdays, all cinema tickets cost €8
* Does not apply to some non-regular films, such as private screenings, special premières, retrospectives, film marathons, 3D films, and certain festivals and events.


Films longer than 150 min: + € 1
Films shorter than 60 min: - € 1

Children's films

All tickets for children's films: €6

Children younger than 3 years don't need a ticket, but will need to sit on an accompanying adult’s lap. If they are sitting on their own seat, they will need a ticket (for the reduced price of € 6. Children older than 3 old always need a filmticket (also for the reduced price).

Reservations & e-tickets

It's only possible to buy your tickets online. You don't have to print your tickets, you can just show them on your phone. There are no extra costs involved. It isn't possible to make a film reservation via phone.

The Lumière Passie

Life can be pretty boring if you're not passionate about something. Here at Lumière we have found the perfect solution. For just €20, the Lumière passie will give you €3,50- discount on your cinema ticket and you benefit from exclusive special deals and film events for an entire year. With your Lumière passie you support Lumière so that we can continue to present the most special, stimulating, and unforgettable films. More information about the Lumière passie.

Any questions regarding the Lumière passie or want to terminate your subscription? Please send an email to


Would you like to treat someone to a fun night out? You can! We sell gift vouchers for the cinema, film articles, a film breakfast, and the restaurant.


You can use the Cineville card to see as many films as you like at Lumière. Enjoy unlimited access to all of our regular films, premières, and sneak previews for just € 22,50 per month. Under 30 years? Then you only pay € 18.50. The Cineville card is valid in more than forty cinemas in the Netherlands. It also gives you access to dozens of film festivals, such as Imagine, Holland Animation Film Festival, Go Short, and Movies that Matter.

You can order your card via Cineville. The temporary card you will receive by e-mail can be used immediately, which means you could head to the cinema the very same day. Your official card will be sent to your home address within two weeks. This card makes a great gift. All cards have a minimum subscription period of four months, after which it can be cancelled monthly.

About Cineville

Cineville is a film platform with a website and card for unlimited access to films. The Cineville card gives you free access to all films in more than forty cinemas throughout the Netherlands.


Picl gives you at-home access to films that you would normally see on Lumière's big screen. By watching films via Picl, you support Lumière, because part of your purchase returns to the film theatre.

How does it work?

1. Choose a film from Picl's selection.
2. Check out (via iDEAL, Creditcard, Paypal or Apple Pay).
3. Start the film. It will be available to watch for 48 hours.

Limited mobility

Lumière offers assistance to visitors with a disability or limited mobility. All our auditoriums are wheelchair accessible, but since seats are limited, we ask you to call in advance (043 - 321 40 80) of your screening.

  • All of our six auditoriums are accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Lumière has wheelchair-accessible aisles; elevators are also present in our building.
  • Lumière has a wheelchair-accessible toilet.


Want to organize an educational filmscreening for pupils in primary or secondary school? Feel free to contact Yves Eijck - Coordinator of Film Education & Media Literacy via and explore the possibilities together.


Telephone number: +31 (0)43-321 40 80

Visiting address

Lumière Cinema Restaurant Café 
Bassin 88
6211 AK Maastricht

Postal address

Postbus 875
6200 AW

House rules

To make your visit to Lumière as pleasant as possible, we have drawn up the following rules:

  • After the film's start time, as found on our website, no more tickets will be sold for that particular film.
  • Screening halls will open no earlier than 15 minutes before the film starts.
  • Please note; after the movie starts, our cinema doors will automatically close and there will be no more access to the cinema.
  • You are not allowed to eat or talk (loudly) to each other in the screening rooms, due to the noise it may cause.
    Also, we ask you not to use your mobile phone during the screening.
  • Lumière Cinema adheres to the nationwide agreements around the viewing guide. According to the law, children younger than 16 are not allowed access to a cinema film with the age limit 16+ and 18+. Not even when accompanied by an adult.
  • For films with other age limits, children under the age limit are admitted only when accompanied by an adult.
  • Identification is required when requested by staff, so always bring your ID.
  • No alcoholic beverages will be served to visitors under the age of 18.
  • Aggressive or annoying behavior will of course not be tolerated.
  • Racist, sexist, offensive and/or discriminatory statements, in whatever form, will absolutely not be tolerated.
  • Inappropriate intimacies will absolutely not be tolerated.
  • Persons clearly under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be refused entry or may be asked to leave the building.
  • In case of serious offenses and crimes, the police will be called.
  • For your safety and the safety of others, please follow the instructions of the staff.
  • It is forbidden to bring animals into the movie theaters, with the exception of guide dogs that are recognizable as such.
  • Management is not responsible for loss of or damage to property left unattended.
  • Smoking and vaping are not permitted in Lumière. Smoking and vaping are only permitted outside in the designated areas.
  • It is not permitted to bring in professional photographic, video and audio recording equipment without permission. However, consumer cameras will be allowed. By professional photo and film equipment we mean devices with interchangeable lenses and SLRs.
  • It is not permitted to sell photos, videos or audio recorded at Lumière to third parties without prior permission.
  • Written permission must be obtained well in advance for promotional activities.
  • If you do not comply with our house rules, the management or a representative of Lumière's management has the right to deny you access at any time.
  • If you have complaints of any kind, you can report them in writing to Lumière's management. Complaints should be reported as soon as possible after they arise.
  • Lumière may decide to make image and/or sound recordings of the event and its visitors. These recordings may be made public or reproduced. The visitor will be informed of this in advance.
  • If no objection is made, you grant permission for these recordings to be made and exploited without Lumière or third parties owing or being liable to pay any compensation to the visitors, or being held liable for any neighbouring and/or copyright and/or portrait rights.

Lumière as a public benefit organization (ANBI)

Lumière cinema was designated a public benefit organization (ANBI) with a cultural mission by the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration. For more information about ANBI, visit the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration website (in Dutch).

This status gives private individuals the opportunity to make one-time or periodical tax-deductible donations. Companies can also support Lumière with favourable tax conditions: your donation is deductible from your company's corporation tax. Please note: the tax rules for donations to cultural institutions were expanded in 2012. Lumière is part of a select group to which these regulations apply. If you would like more information about donating to Lumière, please contact our corporate director Aerd de Boode:

Because of our ANBI status, we are required to publish certain business information. These documents can be found at